MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Officials say a teenager who was pulled unresponsive from a lake in Eagan Thursday is dead.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner confirmed the teen’s death and identified him as 13-year-old Jeylon Holloway. The examiner’s report states Holloway died at a hospital early Friday morning of freshwater drowning.READ MORE: Andover Residents With Contaminated Drinking Water Are Frustrated, Want Answers
Eagan police were called to the 3000 block of Eagandale Place near Lemay Lake around 1:30 p.m. Thursday on a report of a missing boy. They found a shoe near the water and suspected he may have fallen into open water near a drainage culvert.READ MORE: Man Shot In Jaw While Driving In St. Paul
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Dive Team responded, finding Holloway unresponsive underwater. Medics performed lifesaving measures before he was taken to the hospital.MORE NEWS: Parents Split On Whether They'll Vaccinate As Pfizer Touts Effectiveness With Kids 5 To 11
A GoFundMe has been created for Holloway’s family.
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